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The National Science Centre has announced the results of the GRIEG competition for research projects implemented jointly by research teams from Poland and Norway

One of the beneficiaries of the competition is Artur Marchewka. The project, entitled "Understanding patterns of emotional responses to climate change and their relation to mental health and climate action taking" aims to fill the gap in knowledge about emotions caused by climate change and their impact on mental health and pro-ecological behaviour. The project will be implemented in cooperation with Prof. Christian Andreas Kloecker from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology and Dr Jarosław Michałowski from the SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities.

https://www.ncn.gov.pl/aktualnosci/2020-04-27-wyniki-konkursu-grieg?language=en

Dr Małgorzata Wierzba

17 stycznia 2020 nasza koleżanka Małgorzata Wierzba uzyskała stopień naukowy DOKTORa! Dr Wierzba swój staż podoktorski odbędzie w Forschungszentrum Jülich, Institut für Neurowissenschaften und Medizin (INM-7) w zespole Psychoinformatics, pod kierunkiem Prof. Dr. Michael'a Hanke. Serdeczne gratulacje i podziękowania dla recenzentów oraz licznie przybyłych gości

Scientific awards of the Polish Academy of Sciences for the Nencki Institute

On 11 December 2019, in the Mirror Room of the Staszic Palace in Warsaw, the ceremony for awarding scientific prizes of the PAS Faculties and scholarships of the President of the Polish Academy of Sciences took place. The award of the II Faculty of Biological and Agricultural Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences went to the Scientific Team from the Nencki Institute: dr hab. Artur Marchewka, dr Katarzyna Siuda-Krzywicka, dr Katarzyna Jednoróg, dr Łukasz Bola (Nencki Institute/Institute of Psychology, Jagiellonian University), and dr hab. Marcin Szwed: "Research on inter-modal neuroplasticity, which proved the ability of the human adult brain to carry out plastic reorganisation on a large scale, finding the structural basis for this reorganisation and defining the principle governing inter-modal neuroplasticity.

New publication!

New publication from LOBI. Attenuated brain activity during error processing and punishment anticipation in procrastination – a monetary Go/No-go fMRI study.  Marek Wypych and colleagues, using fMRI showed that people with high tendency to procrastinate have lower brain activity during error processing and punishment anticipation. These results suggest that impaired error processing may be related to difficulties in correction of faulty behaviors in procrastination.

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